Throughout Iran, groups of youths are campaigning for a general strike and calling for the formation of resistance councils. In this struggle, the only genuine ally of the Iranian masses is the international working class.
Efforts to suppress the protest movement in Iran have only further agitated the masses. Most importantly, a series of strikes have started in the oil and petrochemical sector.
The protests in Iran sparked by the murder of Mahsa Amini have turned into a national uprising, incomparable to any previous movement in the history of the Islamic Republic.
The brutal killing of Jîna Emînî by the Iranian “Morality Police” ignited a militant mass movement across Kurdistan. The only way forward is a revolutionary mass struggle using working-class methods.
Fuel price hikes in Indonesia have been met with mass demonstrations that have spread from city to city as tens of thousand take to the streets.
The most committed Chilean workers are beginning to awaken from the democratic illusions fostered by the ruling class, and in the heat of this frustrated experience, they will return to their fighting spirit.
On Saturday, between 70,000–100,000 people gathered in Wenceslas Square in Prague, calling for the resignation of Petr Fiala’s right-wing coalition government.
In Sri Lanka, three student activists are being detained without any due process and are at risk of torture for participating in peaceful protests.
In July, the Sri Lankan masses brought down Gota Rajapaksa. But once they left the streets, his stooge, Ranil Wickremesinghe took his place and unleashed repression.
Today, the suffering of the masses is growing more and more acute with each month that passes. The world is once more approaching a period of revolutionary upheaval.
The great national strike in Ecuador ended after 18 days of struggle. It is important to discuss the lessons of June 2022 to prepare for new rebellions in Ecuador and beyond.
On Saturday July 9, tens of thousands of ordinary Sri Lankans descended on the capital, Colombo, and proceeded to take over the presidential residence.